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1912

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2022

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Drawing, Three Sketches of a Soldier Firing Rifle

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1862 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite on cream wove paper, laid down. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

Its dimensions are

11.5 x 6.6 cm (4 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.) [irreg. bottom edge]

It is inscribed

At top edge in graphite: (165).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Three Sketches of a Soldier Firing Rifle; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite on cream wove paper, laid down; 11.5 x 6.6 cm (4 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.) [irreg. bottom edge]; Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-165-b

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